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POLICE & CRIME COMMISSIONER JOINS MEL TO PROMOTE SCAM AWARENESS

TACKLING the stigma that surrounds being a victim of a scam and helping people recognise when someone is attempting to scam them remain two barriers to helping the police combat this kind of fraud according to Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez and Central Devon M

MEL PROUD THE UK IS LEADING THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

Central Devon MP and Leader of the House of Commons Mel Stride has welcomed the Government’s mission for the UK become the first major economy in the world to end its contribution towards global warming after the Prime Minister introduced a new law to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by

MEL PRAISES NEW FORTHGLADE FACTORY IN OKEHAMPTON FOR LOCAL JOB CREATION

Mel Stride MP was given a tour of Forthglade’s new factory on the Okehampton Business Park today which he hopes can bring further employment opportunities to his constituency. The pet food manufacturer opened their new £8million 70,000ft² factory in November 2018 after five years of planning.

FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE FARMING ON TOP OF AGENDA AS MEL MEETS NFU MEMBERS

Members of the National Farmers Union met with Central Devon MP Mel Stride today in Cheriton Bishop. On the agenda were the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan and the Agriculture Bill that will determine future UK agriculture policy after the UK leaves the European Union.

MEL INSPIRED BY VISIT TO ROTHAMSTED RESEARCH CENTRE OUTSIDE OKEHAMPTON

Mel Stride MP has described a visit to Rothamsted Research outside Okehampton as “fascinating and inspiring”. The MP met with Dr Jane Hawkins at North Wyke Farm, a large-scale research facility studying the flow of nutrients from soil to food, with the aim of making farming more sustainable.